23 episodes

Grit means to have courage and show strength of character, passion and perseverance. Paula’s career in radio and television is where she discovered her natural ability to interview, bringing out the best in her guest with empathy warmth and humour. Paula interviews a diverse range of guests who have made it to the top of their chosen field. They chat about the journey, obstacles and surprising moments they faced on the way to the top.

Pure Grit - With Paula McGrath Paula Mcgrath

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Grit means to have courage and show strength of character, passion and perseverance. Paula’s career in radio and television is where she discovered her natural ability to interview, bringing out the best in her guest with empathy warmth and humour. Paula interviews a diverse range of guests who have made it to the top of their chosen field. They chat about the journey, obstacles and surprising moments they faced on the way to the top.

    Ep. 20 - Grant Denyer - Part 2

    Ep. 20 - Grant Denyer - Part 2

    Grant Denyer is the happiest television presenter in Australia and the most popular, with a Gold Logie to prove that. He is a man of many talents , V8 Supercar driver, Guiness World Record holder and has hosted just about every prime time television show in Australia. We fell in love with Grant on Sunrise travelling the country doing the weather. Grant is an adrenalin junkie and with that comes accidents, and injury. With his incredible strength of character and determination his inspiring story and larger of than life personality is truly infectious. He is a great father and current host Network Ten's Family Feud. In this podcast I get to know the off camera Grant Denyer....and yes he certainly reveals some secrets.

    • 33 min
    Ep. 19 - Grant Denyer - Part 1

    Ep. 19 - Grant Denyer - Part 1

    Grant Denyer is the happiest television presenter in Australia and the most popular, with a Gold Logie to prove that. He is a man of many talents , V8 Supercar driver, Guiness World Record holder and has hosted just about every prime time television show in Australia. We fell in love with Grant on Sunrise travelling the country doing the weather. Grant is an adrenalin junkie and with that comes accidents, and injury. With his incredible strength of character and determination his inspiring story and larger of than life personality is truly infectious. He is a great father and current host Network Ten's Family Feud. In this podcast I get to know the off camera Grant Denyer....and yes he certainly reveals some secrets.

    • 49 min
    Ep. 18 - Paul

    Ep. 18 - Paul

    Paul McClean is a Sports entrepreneur, starting at Australian Rugby Union, moving on to starting a sports marketing company with Rod McGeoch (Sydney Olympic bid fame) , called McGeoch McClean he was a visionary with so many achievements one of which was the dream and now his legacy the Australian National Netball League. He then married an athlete ex Pentathlete and former number 2 in the world, triathlete Nici Andronicus they have 5 children and for over 13 years Paul has been battling Brain Cancer. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Lacrimal Gland a very rare and aggressive cancer of the tear duct with after many operations and so much determination he has fought his story of survival is one of hope. It has progressed to more than half of his brain covered by a complex leptomenigeal metastasis which is inoperable . He has out lived every prognosis given by so many years. He is my friend who has the biggest laugh you can imagine....also the toughest interview I've done in my career.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Ep. 17 - Natasha Zuvela

    Ep. 17 - Natasha Zuvela

    Natasha Zuvela is no ordinary TV presenter, from her days at MTV to being the face of many national brands like Virgin and XXXX to featuring on informercials on Channel 7,9 and 10. Natasha also stepped into the shoes of Steve Irwin after he passed away, huge shoes to fill, presenting the live shows in the Crocoseum locked in with 500kg Saltwater Crocs and snakes entertaining over 5000 people.

    You would never have known Natasha had to overcome not only shyness but child abuse, depression then attempts at suicide. She did that with Grit and determination. Natasha is now a wife and Mum of 2 children and runs a very successful business teaching others to be as professional as her on camera with her business Video Mastery. She is also a life coach and author teaching others to live an extraordinary life in her inspirational read Courage to Shine.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep.16 Rebekah Elmaloglou (AKA Terese from neighbours)

    Ep.16 Rebekah Elmaloglou (AKA Terese from neighbours)

    Rebekah Elmaloglou is an Australian Actress she has had many roles in numerous programmes and films. She become a house hold name when she was cast as a teenage tearaway Mother " Sophie" in Home and Away back in 1990. It was during that time she suffered panic attacks.
    She then had a break in her career as she struggled , she was so well known from her role in Home and Away . She overcome her panic attacks and never gave up on her craft and passion .
    She is well known now in over 60 countries of the world and is currently known for her role in the long running soap Neighbours , Terese Willis and is married on the show to Paul Robinson (Stefan Dennis)
    She has a show husband and her real husband Kane Baker, and her beautiful son Kai.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep. 15 - Dr Espen Hjalmby

    Ep. 15 - Dr Espen Hjalmby

    My guest today is my very first SoulPrenuer, and Viking. He is living proof that with Grit and Inner Strength, you can overcome massive challenges and obstacles, not just once but over and over again.
    A neuroscientist, Chiropractic Dr, presenter, speaker on a world stage, yoga guru, life coach, father and Ninja Warrior Finalist.

    His curiosity and commitment to combining the universal laws of Quantum Physics (the mystical) with Self-development (the science) and Meditation (the application) through natural means has brought his discoveries to a point where he now travels the world teaching his signature events, coaching and retreats, delivering you a powerful and transformational experience, with his workshops The Quantam Experience.

    Find out more from Dr Espen here: https://puregrit--dre.thrivecart.com/your-quantum-upgrade/5ee848031a153/

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

30 Ratings

chipnstar ,

Inspiring

Paula asks the question we want to ask ourselves. She has an easy going style but is not afraid to ask the difficult questions to open our minds

Dave Eller ,

Pure Paula

Loving the interviews!

Benrob67 ,

Keep them coming.....

In-depth, inspiring and funny. I am totally hooked on your podcasts Paula. Your interviews are extremely relaxed and easy to listen to. I cannot wait for more 😃

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